Patrick Dempsey driven to succeed
MONTEREY -- The driver of the No. 40 Mazda RX-8 GT sprang clear of his vehicle, leaped over the pit road barrier and jogged to his war wagon's monitor, eager to see where he stood in the standings.
"F--- yeah!" he yelped, before slapping fives with anything that moved.
The race -- the Continental Tire Festival of Speed at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, held in July -- wasn't over. The racer was merely swapping out for his co-driver at lap 27, after gaining three ...
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